New Study Explains How Human Brain Developed Differently Than Neanderthals

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Researchers have introduced modern human variants in mice. The six amino acid positions are the same in both mice and Neanderthals. It was found that three modern human amino acids in two of the proteins cause a longer metaphase, a phase where chromosomes are prepared for cell division, and this results in fewer errors when the chromosomes are distributed.

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